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Quantifying trophic interactions and effects of harvest regulations on lake trout and northern pike in Pactola Reservoir, South Dakota

Duration

July 2012 - July 2015

Narrative

Current management goals for a trophy lake trout fishery in Pactola Reservoir may be ecologically unattainable, or different management regulations may be required in order to meet current goals. Toward this end, we will use population attributes to evaluate the effects of fishing mortality on lake trout harvest. Understanding effects of fishing mortality on lake trout yield will improve our ability to develop a management plan that maximizes the potential of the Pactola Reservoir lake trout fishery.

 

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 102

Masters Students: 247

Phd Students: 163

Post Docs: 55

University Staff: 266

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 722

Scientific Publications: 1960

Presentations: 4355

 

Personnel

Funding Agencies

  • South Dakota Game Fish and Parks

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